Tottenham midfielder Harry Winks ruins Arsenal after Sunday defeat

Harry Winks of Tottenham Hotspur runs with the ball during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur at Etihad Stadium on December 16, 2017 in Manchester,...

The 13-point gap between Tottenham and Arsenal remains as the latter lost to Newcastle on Sunday.

Harry Winks of Tottenham Hotspur and Mark Kitching of Rochdale AFC in action during The Emirates FA Cup Fifth Round match between Rochdale and Tottenham Hotspur on February 18, 2018 in...

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Harry Winks has ruined bitter rivals Arsenal after their 2-1 loss to Newcastle when analysing their performance with BeIN Sports, as quoted by the Evening Standard.

Spurs suffered a 3-1 loss to Premier League champions Manchester City on Saturday evening, but Arsenal could not reduce the 13-point gap separating the Gunners from fourth-placed Spurs as they were beaten by Newcastle.

The Gunners took the lead against Rafa Benitez's side, only for two instances of poor defending allowing the Toon to produce an excellent comeback. Ayoze Perez got the better of Shkodran Mustafi for the first, while a loose ball was eventually tucked away by Matt Ritchie.

Harry Winks of Tottenham Hotspur trains during the Tottenham Hotspur FC Training Session ahead of there UEFA Champions League Round of 16 match against Juventus at Allianz Stadium on...

Winks mocked his rivals' defending during the loss at St. James' Park, as well as stating that the defensive lapses have happened numerous times this season in Arsene Wenger's side.

“The defence was all over the place from Arsenal,” Winks said. “It’s happened quite a few times this season.

“When they switch it on they’re a very good side and you’ve got to respect them in that sense. But teams are playing against Arsenal knowing that they can get a good result. Newcastle were positive, on the front foot and got their win.”

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger looks on during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Arsenal at St. James Park on April 15, 2018 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England.

Winks has been in Dubai undergoing specialist treatment on his long-term ankle injury, a problem which has limited the 22-year-old England international to just 770 minutes of Premier League football this season - failing to appear in 2018.

It remains to be seen whether Winks can return before the end of the season, but even if he does, his dreams of achieving a place in Gareth Southgate's World Cup squad are very much unlikely.

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